In which The Four-Year-Old uses Siri to send her first text

For those of you who have not yet met Siri, it’s a voice recognition application that you can use to operate the latest generation of iPhones. In this case, The Four-Year-Old commandeered her father’s iPhone and said something to it along the lines of: “Text TheCats: Meet me at the vacant lot ….”

I would be freaked out by how easy this was for her, except for the fact that Siri only seems to work about 50% of the time.

Frankly, I’m more relieved that for once The Four-Year-Old wasn’t in the mood to ask questions.


About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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One Response to In which The Four-Year-Old uses Siri to send her first text

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